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i'm 19, had ap study(4 days ago) i was born with an extra artery causing my heart to misfire to the point of risk of stroke, is it safe to smoke weed?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
EP study: You had an electrophysiologic study (EP), not AP. You were born with an extra tract, not artery. What did they do during your study? Did you have ablation? Regarding weed, there haven't been any good long term studies so your question can't be answered. I'm not aware of any increased risk of stroke with long term marijuana use so far.

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